Breast - nonmalignant
Congenital anomalies
Nipple inversion of breast

Author: Hind Nassar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 20 August 2018, last major update February 2010

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Definition / general
  • Nipple is pulled inward in its entirety
Epidemiology
Etiology
  • Congenital: usually caused by fibrous bands and hypoplastic ductal system tethering nipple in inverted position
  • Acquired: due to duct ectasia, periductal abcess or cancer; also associated with large, pendulous breasts
Clinical features
Clinical images

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Inverted nipple